On Monday I sat down in front of my Mac to write an article for my blog. For the first time ever I just found myself staring at the screen and nothing came to mind. Nothing. Every time my fingers hit the keys my mind immediately filled with
"Welcome to Damh the Bard's therapy session!" It's what I say when I'm getting towards the end of Wild Mountain Thyme live. It's meant as a bit of fun, to encourage those who might be reticent about singing along, to join in. It builds community. Brings people
Unless you've been lost in the outback or hiding under a rock for the past few months you have probably noticed that there is a general election happening here in the UK very soon. Every five years we, the people of the United Kingdom, get the chance to
The article in the newspaper showed a 13 year old girl in full wedding dress. She was in a row of men, who were dancing and smiling. She wasn't smiling. She looked terrified. It was a story about arranged child marriages and it caught my eye on
I don't normally get political, but... For us, now, free to download. Listen, share, sing, remember.
Some of you might not have heard my single The Sons and Daughters of Robin Hood. I've just found this video, complete with lyrics, on YouTube, so here it is! Considering the current political climate I think this song should be heard far and wide, so feel
How can a footballer spend £5,000,000 on their wedding? This just shows that there is enough money, it's just in the wrong place. How can it be that someone who plays a game, and kicks a football for a living, can earn more money than a surgeon
“I challenge you here today, and I recommit to challenging myself, to become a modern bard, to tell the stories of today and record for history what happened at this crucial juncture in time, and to push past our comfort zones into new uncharted territory, because, selfishly,